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This article is from Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives, volume 4.AbstractObjectives: There is wide variability in the discussion of code status by residents among hospitalized patients. The primary objective of this study was to determine the effect of a scripted code status explanation on patient understanding of choices pertaining to code status and end-of-life care. Methods: This was a single center, randomized trial in a teaching hospital. Patients were randomized to a control questionnaire alone or intervention arm standardized explanation+ questionnaire. A composite score was generated based on patient responses to assess comprehension. Results: The composite score was 5.27 in the intervention compared to 4.93 in the control arm p=0.066. The score was lower in older patients p



Autor: Mittal, Kriti; Sharma, Kapil; Dangayach, Neha; Raval, Dhaval; Leung, Katherine; George, Susan; Abraham, George

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